Category Archives: small business loans

#BusinessTipTuesday – Name Tag Day

Many clients look to The University of Scranton SBDC for guidance when trying to select a name for their small business.  This weeks #BusinessTipTuesday refers to Name Tag Day, which falls on Thursday, March 9th.  This is a good reminder to the … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Do You Unplug from Your Business?

Happy #BusinessTipTuesday! This week we are focusing on the #DayOfUnplugging, this Friday, March 3rd. Although when you run your own business you never really have a day off, so it is important to use the days that your business is … Continue reading

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Improving Your Credit is Key When Starting a Small Business

The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center, StartUP program met with Terri Stocki, Certified Education Director of Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Here are some of the tips that Terri gave regarding Credit Score: What is a … Continue reading

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Need Help Starting a Small Business in Bradford or Tioga County?

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Building Your Art Business – 2012

The University of Scranton SBDC is once again partnering with the Lackawanna County Department of Arts & Culture to sponsor a 4 part series entitled, “Building Your Art Business”. This program will run on Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21 & … Continue reading

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University of Scranton SBDC – October 2011 – Educational Programs

Tuesday, October 04, 2011    Food for Profit    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., The University of Scranton, Brennan Hall Room 509, Scranton, Pennsylvania – Cost $40.00 Wednesday, October 05, 2011    ServSafe – Food Safety   8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ,  The University of Scranton, Brennan … Continue reading

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SBA Disaster Loans

To small business owners affected by the flooding in Northeast PA. Here is the link to SBA’s Disaster Loans – http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans

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16 Fatal Mistakes Start-Up Businesses Make

Passing on a link from our friend Herb Lawrence of the Arkansas State University SBTDC – 16 Fatal Mistakes Start-Up Businesses Make: 16 Ways to KILL Your Business Before It’s First Birthday – http://www.asbtdc-asu.com/16-fatal-mistakes-start-up-businesses-make/

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University of Scranton SBDC – May Educational Programs

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 NTRPDC Partners in Lending Workshop, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. – Penn College North Campus,  Wellsboro, PA. Wednesday, May 11, 2011  NTRPDC Partners in Lending Workshop,  9 a.m.-12 p.m. – Towanda Country Club, Wysox, PA.     Thursday, May … Continue reading

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What’s Happening Out There With Small Business Lenders?

A client recently called the office and told me that their long-standing revolving line of credit, which they used sparingly and payed down immediately after use, was pulled by their bank with no notification or explanation. He found out about … Continue reading

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